OASW Lifetime Achievement Award

The OASW Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a social worker whose values, accomplishments and career reflect a passion, commitment and distinguished contribution to the social work profession.

Description: The Lifetime Achievement Award is intended to recognize social workers who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and made contributions of a lasting impact to social work in Ontario. 

Eligibility: All candidates must be members of OASW and must be registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated outstanding achievements over a minimum of a 10-year career in social work
  • Received recognition beyond the social work profession (e.g., teaching, research, community collaboration) 
  • Made contributions of lasting impact
  • Exhibited outstanding commitment to the social work profession and its values.  

Nomination and Selection Process:

OASW members can nominate candidates for this award by filling out our quick and simple online form below.

OASW’s Awards Committee will review all nominations. The award is presented every two years at OASW’s Annual General Meeting.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

Nomination Deadline: April 21, 2022